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Meet the religious female combat soldiers who simulate Hizballah on the battlefield Six students from Midreshet Lindenbaum have joined the Tactical Simulation Unit that became operational a year ago as part of a special track | The key reason for the track: its meaningful, classified service in an all-female unit Yishai Elmakies, Kipa News 18/01/2022 …

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L to R: Rabbi Ohad Teharlev, Amir shel, Rabbi Netanel Lederberg, Neta Lederberg

Defense Ministry chief lauds female religious IDF soldiers “We’re all here for the people and State of Israel,” says Defense Ministry chief at Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum in Karmiel  Yonatan Gottlieb, 17/11/21 In a visit this week to the campus of Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum in Karmiel, Amir Eshel, Director General of Israel’s …

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OTS is proud of commando paramedic Z., a graduate of Neveh Shmuel Yeshiva High School, for the brave, split-second decisions he made during a shootout near Jenin which ultimately saved the lives of the unit’s company commander and radioman (read the story, below). Neveh Shmuel’s principal, Chezi Zecharia commended Z., calling him an “exceptional young …

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Visiting the yeshiva's soldiers on base

Back to Normal: Soldiers’ Morale Strengthened by Machanaim Visits The IDF recently restored permission to Rabbi Shlomo Vilk, the Rosh Yeshiva of the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva, to resume visiting the yeshiva’s soldiers on base – the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19 over a year ago. Over the course of four …

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Rav Ohad with students serving in the IDF

Religious Girls to Serve in Cyber Corps Young religious Zionist women at pre-army academies can now serve in cyber and programming positions in the C4I Corps ⦁ Chair of the Joint Council of Pre-Army Academies: “Many young women want to study Torah and serve in the IDF” Moshe Vistuch | September 6, 2020 For the …

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Chezi

As Corona Intensifies, Ohr Torah Stone High School Principal Reassumes Top Military Role in Bnei Brak By  Jewish Press News Desk | 24 Tammuz 5780 – July 16, 2020 As Israel appears to be heading deeper into a second wave of the Corona Virus crisis, the country has recruited key military reserve officers to assist the …

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Reut Bar

Ready to Give Their All – and More The young Israeli women whose pre-army studies at Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Jerusalem, Lod and Carmiel branches were interrupted by COVID-19 are thrilled to be back on campus. “During the lockdown, it was difficult to be away from my friends, who have become like sisters,” says Reut Bar, a …

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Staying Connected Ohr Torah Stone’s high school and post-high school programs adapt to the new reality by moving their curricula online; in doing so, expanding their reach to new populations In the ever-changing coronavirus environment, Ohr Torah Stone’s high school and post-high school faculties have been working around the clock to monitor and meet their …

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At the kenes

Rabbi Ohad Teharlev to religious girls: “Enlist into the IDF” More than 2,000 religious girls attended a conference held in Tel Aviv in advance of their enlistment to the IDF | Rabbi Ohad Teharlev, head of OTS’ Midreshet Lindenbaum: “If serving in the IDF is existential for our identity, it is also existential for women.” …

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Wall outside of base

The Book and the Sword A visit with OTS’ Hadas soldiers serving in top-secret Intelligence roles provides a VIP group from the USA with a glimpse into the challenges and the rewards of being a religious IDF soldier “Serving in the Intelligence Corps is like having a backstage pass to the inner workings of the …

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“Everyone has something to contribute” Naftali Stubin, a participant of the unique educational program in Israel for students with special needs wins Outstanding Soldier award. Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/19  In a moving ceremony that took place last week at the Etzion regional brigade base, 23-year-old Naftali Stubin of Passaic, New Jersey, received the Outstanding Soldier award …

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Sergeant Asher Katz

Congratulations to OTS alumnus Sergeant Asher Katz upon being one of 120 outstanding IDF soldiers to be awarded the President’s Certificate of Excellence on Yom Haatzmaut 2019 Upon graduating from OTS’s Derech Avot High School, Katz enlisted in the Kfir Infantry Brigade and served in the Charuv (Carob) special operations reconnaissance unit. During the course …

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